Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans she has to bring forward legislation to give older people the same protection against discrimination as is available to other groups; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Woolas: The Government are considering whether there is a case for introducing legislation to prohibit harmful age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services as part of the Discrimination Law Review.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment she has made of the level of interaction between New Deal for Communities boards and residents; and if she will make a statement. 
We also monitor the engagement of local people in the wider activities of the NDC through a National Evaluation of the programme. The last household survey, undertaken in 2006, showed that more than a fifth of NDC residents were engaged in NDC activities.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether the Valuation Office Agency drafted or produced a privacy impact assessment for the council tax revaluation. 
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will estimate (a) the average value of all homes valued in excess of £1 million in the UK and (b) how many homes in the UK are valued in excess of £1 million. 
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the expenditure on new deal for communities programmes for each council was in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Woolas: New deal for communities (NDC) provides grants to local authorities with NDC Partnerships for them to spend on regenerating their neighbourhoods. NDC Partnerships are made up of local people and residents working in partnership with people from local agencies such as the local authority.
NDC grant is paid through an accountable body (usually, but not always, the local authority) to the NDC Partnership to meet the costs incurred in delivering the NDC Partnerships delivery plan. The following table shows the NDC grant paid to each local authority in each of the last five years between 2002-03 and 2006-07, (The figure for 2006-07 is a forecast).
NDC is a 10 year programme and the figures only capture part of the full allocations to be paid to each partnership. These figures also exclude expenditure provided by partner organisations such as the police, primary care trusts and local authorities.
|(1 )Birmingham has two NDCs (Kings Norton and Aston)|
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